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This collection is an archive of the "Downtown Community Television Center" Vimeo channel: https://vimeo.com/dctvny
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Grieving mother Yvette Montanez talks about sitting in the courtroom everyday during the trial of the man who killed her daughter, Aisha Santiago, while the family of the perpetrator applauds him without any respect for the life he took.
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Follow a young Queer student as she grapples with a conservative religious family and uncovers the discrimination and acceptance within Christianity. Out with Christ looks at how religion can be both a tool of healing and oppression for the LGBTQ community.
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We hope that you will agree that the highly personalized approach Cuba and the Cameraman takes in trying to help the audience understand the lives and challenges of the Cuban people, sails strongly on the spirit and the substance of Edward R. Murrow's work. Ironically, Mr. Murrow was the first American reporter to try to break through Fidel Castro's revolutionary veneer. In a classic 1959 interview, Mr. Murrow doesn't actually get into Fidel's bedroom like we did, but Fidel does appear in his...
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A hotshot teenage journalist assigned to write an article on sexual consent, finds himself in a topsy-turcy situation when he steps off of an elevator transformed into a girl. After the normal annoyances most girls experience every day a horrible event changes his perspective and behavior.
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KEIO 2018
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Mia,"tis a lonely thirteen year old girl whose biggest passion in life is dance. When the chance comes along to star in her school’s Spring Ballet, she is ecstatic, but will Gabby, the class bully, psych her out?
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Keio Academy of New York US-Japan Summer Cultural Experience 2019
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Produced by: Akosua Wordie, Elijah Gonzalez, Gabriella Gonsalves, Mishel Agustin, Mehr Shabab This film explores the media’s normalization of substance abuse and its impact on youth.
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WeAreThePeople
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Chris Owens was shot by a stray bullet when he was 15-years-old. His father, Chris Foye, created a foundation in his name in order to promote awareness of New York City's gun violence epidemic. Directed by Hemamset Angaza
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Produced by: Aisha Hamida, Jonathan Yao, Kameron Holder, Mike Pierre, Natasha Salvatierra A documentary on social media's positive impact on social justice issues.
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Summer Media Intensive Compilation 2018
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Produced by Jalyssa Jimenez A docunarrative inspired by true events, this film retells the stories of two women's experience with sexual harassment on New York City's transit system.
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Young Women Speak Out (YWSO) is a pilot program of young women from Parsons Scholars (The New School) and PRO-TV Media Fellows (DCTV), collaborating to produce multi-media digital works, addressing concerns and issues of women in careers in technology.
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KEIO 2018 Narrative
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After the death of his girlfriend, 15-year old Billy is desperately trying to move on. However, every step he takes, there is something holding him back.
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Keio Academy of New York US-Japan Summer Cultural Experience 2019
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Produced by: Callan Ditmyer, Lawrence Kogan, Jabari Legerton, Kayla Jordan Lew, Christian Lecount McClanahan, Iguodala Joseph Obaraye, Stephanie Jimenez Reyes, Cheyenne Strong, Anna Quentin A documentary that discusses the gentrification of Harlem.
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KEIO 2018
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After the police murder of Mike Brown and Eric Garner, teens look at how racial profiling impacts Black and Brown youth.
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Team Animation 2017
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KEIO 2018
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Should a presidential candidate promising a wall to ban others be a leader at all? Jessica symbolizes the"tgood"tof an immigrant who came with nothing but hope.
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Say Something
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NJPAC Filmmakers, Young Artist Institute Fall 2016 Joji’s instrumental rhythms brings us to the realization of becoming aware of our surroundings and understanding life.
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For more info on PRO-TV, DCTV’s youth media arts training program, go to dctvny.org/youth.
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Produced by: Christian Colon, Marianelia Gonzalez, Serina Griffin, Arlet Guallpa, Zilana Lee, Rosemary Colon-Martinez, Joel Pacheo, Kylan Barrajanos-Powe, Mateo Zules After his prison release for marijuana charges, Ocean struggles to come to terms with a society that now idolizes marijuana.
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KEIO documentary
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We the People explores the epidemic of Gun Violence and the effects it has on the community
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Produced by Jasmine LeCount-McLanahan
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Produced by: Dominick Marcelo, Micah Gomez, Evan Rivera, Devon Palmer When tensions escalate on a subway train, passengers have to decide whether to take action or stand behind the front lines.
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Summer Media Intensive Compilation 2019
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Keio Academy of New York US-Japan Summer Cultural Experience 2019
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Produced by Aracelie Colón
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A DCTV Youth Media TV High Production Produced at Thomas Edison Career & Technical Education High School
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United Playaz member, Charles, was sent to jail on a gun charge as a teenager. While incarcerated, the only people who visited or wrote were his friends from UP. He keeps these letters as a reminder of who his real friends are, and how those friendships have changed his life.Directed by ;Jessie Auritt
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Produced by Athena Lam, Mateo Nieto-Buie, Maya Menon Freeman Female activist defy the odds as they challenge community and societal issues through street art in a male dominated space.
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Keio Academy of New York US-Japan Summer Cultural Experience 2019
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Keio Academy of New York US-Japan Summer Cultural Experience 2019
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Produced by Donezsah Browne, Jasmine Lecount-McClanahan, Mya Qualls, Alex Tzanis A documentary that explores how mass shootings have spread to American schools and what young activists are doing to feel safe.
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Produced by: Mir Alam, Shania Brown, Kayla A. Fetus, Lexine Jerome, Furqan Mohammed, Nico Tarazona, Kathleen Quiroz, Marcos Williams Unbeknownst to Nick, a young Latino man, traumatic events in his past catch up and begin to plague his day until he acknowledges his deepest fears.
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We the People explores the epidemic of Gun Violence and the effects it has on the community
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Produced by: Brandon Dawkins, Ede Shepherd, Eve Dorsant, Clarence Chang, Fatou Seck Bri recalls a series of painful memories on her commute, wondering whether or not to commit an unforseeable act.
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This documentary was originally intended to be about his transition from a painter to a makeup artist, but it morphed its way into a piece about dealing with adversity and acceptance. As the filmmaker, what I got from this piece was that being gay, whether one is born as or one chooses to be, should not be compared to a crippling condition. Rather, it is not a 'condition'. One's sexuality is an essential part of someone's identity and one should not be judged because of it. Produced by Zion...
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NJPAC Screening Summer 2017
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PULSE
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Produced by: Ethan Ng, Evelyn Calderon-Lopez, Kiara Walker, Mateo Nieto-Buie, Rachel Wong, Rahm Kosman This hybrid of real-life and animation film revolves around Aislin, a high school student who becomes overwhelmed by her inescapable responsibilities, which causes her stress to manifest itself in her dreams.
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Produced by: Kathleen Radtke, Aracelie Colon, Zoe Poulakas, Joyce Wu A narrative about the mental and emotional impact academic pressures have on teens.
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Produced by: Aracelie Colon, Joyce Wu, Kathleen Radtke, Kaya McDonald, Nyasia Harden, Zoe Poulakas, Kyora Wallace, Sarah Fleming, Desoni Cooper A PSA exploring societal pressures faced by teens.
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NJPAC Filmmakers Program
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NJPAC Filmmakers, Young Artist Institute Fall 2016 Acceptance is a public service announcement that creates an awareness about discrimination against the LGBT community and how we can advocate for acceptance.
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Produced by Aracelie Colon, Kathleen Radtke, Zoe Poulakas A film documenting the struggles young women face as they transition to womanhood.
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He, She questions the importance of gender roles in American culture and how they affect the outcomes of people's individual lives through an experimental lens.
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Where I Roam
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Produced by: by Amy Zhang, Damian Kloslowksi, Jacky Li, Julissa Aguilar, Julia Lee, Taisha Sealy As their deadline approaches, four worn-out writers propose their daydreams to inspire a story to write. Ranging from dazzling dragon fantasies to serious political coverage, this story within a story explores the multiple dimensions of human imagination.
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United Playaz members Charles & Justice talk about how they use their own personal experiences with gangs, guns and prison to give real advice to young kids in their hood to prevent them from making the same mistakes. ; Director:
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Produced by Jacob Lam Early in life, Jacob experienced a move across the world that caused him to lose sight of himself. He embarks on a journey to discover what it means to be Chinese-American.
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Seminar Project "Work in Progress"
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We hope that you will agree that the highly personalized approach Cuba and the Cameraman takes in trying to help the audience understand the lives and challenges of the Cuban people, sails strongly on the spirit and the substance of Edward R. Murrow's work. Ironically, Mr. Murrow was the first American reporter to try to break through Fidel Castro's revolutionary veneer. In a classic 1959 interview, Mr. Murrow doesn't actually get into Fidel's bedroom like we did, but Fidel does appear in his...
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Mental Break
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Keep Art in Schools
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KEIO 2018
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Produced by Ethan Ng
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Produced by Lily Amato, Spencer Berg, Christopher Lopez and Sam Roque
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Produced by: Callan Ditmyer, Lawrence Kogan, Jabari Legerton, Kayla Jordan Lew, Christian Lecount McClanahan, Iguodala Joseph Obaraye, Stephanie Jimenez Reyes, Cheyenne Strong, Anna Quentin A PSA about the gentrification of Harlem
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Student Producers: Asma Saleh Gianna Anderson Sebastian Omsarashvili Jamal Mardonov Jemilie Velez Lube Liu William Lin Jennifer Lee Xavier Maceira Robert Wilson
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Keio ANIMATION 2013
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NJPAC Filmmakers,Young Artist Institute Fall 2016 A public service announcement that presents race stereotypes and asks us to reflect on the biases we may have.
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Leola's 16-year-old son Darryl Jawan Hayes was shot to death 8 years ago for throwing an egg at someone. Since she had to bury her son, Leola has become an activist working to stop senseless gun violence. ; Director: Gilberto Francisco
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There's two sides to every story, the one that people see and the one that's happening behind closed doors. This PSA explores how our personal lives outside of the classroom can take a toll on the way we react within the confines of our schools. Student Producers: Kareem Carbon Jeremy Galindo Paradise Taylor Special Moore Phabian Reid Marlyn Morales Carlos Reyes Demonica Liverpool Natasha Amoah Afiah O. Boahen
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Produced by: Ethan Ng, Marco Chin, Sam Roque, Lawra Gourgue, Keisha Hernandez, Athena Lam, Michael Robinson A young girl struggles to find her voice again after being sexually assaulted by her step father.
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Cyber Bullying (Isaac Avila, Gustavo Bahena, Khalifa Diao, Rex Grant, Naola Greaves, Richard Hood, Sam Van der Poel, Rachail Pomerlee, Alicia Torres - 1:42 min) Living in a digital age has both advantages and disadvantages. Today, young people are exposed to an overwhelming amount of media images and social networks. We have become more connected to the world, often leaving us vulnerable to personal attacks and exploitations.
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Produced by: Sabrina Vozikis, Michelle De La Rosa, Imani Koroma, Dante Fuller, Zion Baldwin, Sarah Yearwood, Yiqin Zhang, Dania Rodriguez, Miranda-Sofia Ranghelli-Duran Grappling with the woes of loneliness and dread, Elias and Sol wander New York City searching for freedom.
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Produced by, Jonah Bravo The A-type, quirky and romantic, Jonah examines himself as a young filmmaker and what it will take to achieve his ambition of becoming a successful artist.
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Keio Academy of New York US-Japan Summer Cultural Experience 2019
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